Envoys: Syria, Iran to run for UN Human Rights Council
Syria and Iran are planning to run for a spot on the UN Human Rights Council later this year, UN diplomats told Reuters on Wednesday, despite criticism from watchdog groups about widespread rights abuses in both countries.


The General Assembly's annual elections for the United Nations' 47-nation Geneva-based human rights body will be held later this year in New York. There will be 14 seats available for three-year terms beginning in January 2014. (Reuters)



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